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City news, 26.11.2001 15:45
The first Russian Regball Championship was held in St. Petersburg last weekend.The first Russian Regball Championship was held in St. Petersburg last weekend. Novosibirsk, Moscow, Perm, Cheljabinsk, Uljanovsk, Kaliningrad, Ekaterinburg and St. Petersburg teams were competing.
Regball, a mixture of basketball and wrestling, appeared several years ago while training of sportsmen, who, as it is known, like to play basketball as a warming-up, but never care about the rules. In May 1999 an all-Russian organization “Russian Federation of Regball” was established, in June regball got an official status of an independent kind of sport.
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